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Should children get COVID vaccines? What the science says

Overview of attention for news story in Nature
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (92nd percentile)

Mentioned by

news
19 news outlets
blogs
1 blog
twitter
1076 tweeters
facebook
1 Facebook page
reddit
3 Redditors

Citations

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4 Dimensions

Readers on

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35 Mendeley
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Title
Should children get COVID vaccines? What the science says
Published by
Nature, July 2021
DOI 10.1038/d41586-021-01898-9
Pubmed ID
Authors

Heidi Ledford

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 35 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 7 20%
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 14%
Student > Postgraduate 4 11%
Professor 3 9%
Student > Master 3 9%
Other 7 20%
Unknown 6 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 12 34%
Nursing and Health Professions 3 9%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 2 6%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 2 6%
Social Sciences 2 6%
Other 5 14%
Unknown 9 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 958. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 20 September 2021.
All research outputs
#10,054
of 18,913,389 outputs
Outputs from Nature
#1,241
of 82,798 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#543
of 322,331 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Nature
#67
of 883 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 18,913,389 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 99th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 82,798 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 93.3. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 98% of its peers.
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